Wood County Fire Claims Life Of Risingsun Woman

2/23/18 – 5:35 A.M.

A fire claimed the life of a Wood County woman earlier this week. The State Fire Marshall’s Office is looking into a blaze at 118 Maple Street in Risingsun. The fire broke out just after midnight Wednesday.

Firefighters found an unconscious woman inside the home. She later passed away. Officials have not publicly identified the woman yet.

Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen of the home. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.